Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Tag: Blackwater

Blackwater founder Erik Prince recruited spies to infiltrate progressive groups with...

The story exposes previously unreported details about the ties between Prince and Project Veritas, a right-wing group that often sets up sting operations targeting the media and journalists by recording covert videos.

Ex-Blackwater CEO Erik Prince makes a comeback under Trump selling mercenary...

House Democrats are accusing Prince of lying to Congress during his November 2017 testimony before the Committee, when he described a meeting in the Seychelles with a Russian banker before Donald Trump’s inauguration as a chance encounter.

Blackwater founder admits to secret Trump meeting and possibly lied to...

“Sure looks like Erik Prince committed perjury.”

Blackwater announces return as former mercenary found guilty of murder

Blackwater announced their return in a full-page ad in the January/February print issue of the gun and hunting magazine “Recoil.”

Blackwater and the Corporate Mercenaries who’ve changed the rules of war

No matter what they call themselves, they are soldiers of fortune and now quietly operate around the world.

Prince of darkness: Blackwater’s founder promotes a dangerous solution to America’s...

“I grew up around the auto industry. Customers would say to my dad, ‘We have this need.’ He would then use his own money to create prototypes to fulfill those needs. He took the ‘If you build it they will come’ approach.” —Erik Prince

Court overturns murder conviction and prison sentences for Blackwater killers

“Their poor judgments resulted in the deaths of many innocent people.”

Four Blackwater Operatives Sentenced to Prison for Committing Iraqi Massacre

“In killing and maiming unarmed civilians, these defendants acted unreasonably and without justification.” Blackwater contractors were sentenced yesterday for killing 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians and wounding 18 more in the 2007 Nisour Square massacre.

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